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The Pittsburgh Moms Blog Guide to January Family Fun {2017}

Happy New Year! This is PMB’s guide to top area events in January.

Pete the Cat at the Byham Theater: January 8-15
Based on Kimberly and James Dean popular children’s book series, Pete the Cat takes the stage in a new musical adventure about a friendship between Pete the Cate and Jimmy Biddle. Groovy!

Photo Credit: Facebook, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Photo Credit: Facebook, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Pittsburgh Restaurant Week: January 9-15
Do your kids love trying new foods? Or, need a date night idea? Indulge in the area’s best culinary spots for half the price during Pittsburgh’s Winter Restaurant Week. Bon Appetit!

Photo Credit: Facebook, Pittsburgh Restaurant Week

Photo Credit: Facebook, Pittsburgh Restaurant Week

Sesame Street LIVE – Make a New Friend at the Benedum Theater: January 13-15
Take a journey with Elmo, Grover, Abby and friends as they welcome a newcomer from India. Watch friendships grow while singing, dancing…and sharing cookies. Everyone is welcome at Sesame Street! 

Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Mascot Skate at Schenley Park: January 14
Make a fun family memory and skate with favorite Pittsburgh area mascots at the Schenley’s Ice Skate Rink. Toe Pick!

Photo Credit: http://pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/mascot-skate

Photo Credit: http://pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/mascot-skate

Annual East Liberty Celebrates MLK Day at Kelly Strayhorn Theater: January 16
Be inspired as performers and neighborhood organizations come together to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Event includes children’s activities and entertainment with the theme Together, We Build Community

Photo Credit: Facebook, Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Photo Credit: Facebook, Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Family Fun Day at the Pittsburgh Glass Center: January 16
Have MLK day off? Check out free glassblowing demonstrations and hand-on fun from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m at Pittsburgh Glass Center.

Photo Credit: Facebook, Pittsburgh Glass Center

Photo Credit: Facebook, Pittsburgh Glass Center

Duquesne Light Conservation Day at the Carnegie Science Center: January 16
All general admission, parking and an Omnimax film are FREE! Event is sponsored by Duquesne Light.

Photo Credit: Carnegie Science Center

Photo Credit: Carnegie Science Center

Amazing Butterfly Exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Starting January 21
Experience a maze-like exhibit and climb through pupa pods, crawl in monarch tunnels, and zip line past caterpillars. Have fun with interactive activities and learn more about butterflies and their environment.

 

Photo Credit: Facebook, Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Photo Credit: Facebook, Carnegie Museum of Natural History

SnowFest at Boyce Park: January 28-29
Get discounted lift tickets, snowshoe with park rangers, play indoor and outdoor family games, dance with DJ music, and join the Cardboard Box Snowtubing Derby competition. Hit the slopes for a weekend of fun!

Photo Credit: http://www.alleghenycounty.us/

Photo Credit: http://www.alleghenycounty.us/

We hope this guide gives you a few ideas to keep your family busy in January. Visit the Pittsburgh Moms Blog Community Calendar for events happening every day.

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